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Does the Bible Ever Get it Wrong? Facing Scripture’s Difficult Passages #4: Andreas Köstenberger | Canon Fodder

Here is an excerpt:

My years(Andreas Kostenberger) as a Ph.D. student at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School were certainly a very mind-stretching experience. I took classes with D. 439 more words

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The Qur'an Versus the Bible: Which is the True Word of God Today?

Muslims believe that Moses and Jesus, peace be upon them both, were given Scripture by God Almighty:

Indeed, We sent down the Torah, in which was guidance and light.

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Text Tuesday - Proper principles lead to proper evaluations

I am grateful for my encounters and discussions with people of other faiths and their questions about the Holy Book I submit to. Particularly valuable are the encounters with lovely folks from the unfortunately ever newsworthy Islamic faith. 939 more words


Key Bible and Theological Reference Tools: Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (BHS)

This post is part of a series entitled Key Bible and Theological Reference ToolsThis series seeks to provide one with an introduction to some key Biblical and theological reference tools. 201 more words

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"The Semitic Logos: The (Personal) Memra of God" - An Excerpt

The Semitic Logos: The (Personal) Memra of God

Daniel Boyarin, furthermore, while of the belief that Philo’s Logos is, like John’s Logos, a distinct divine Person,

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Have the Christian Scriptures Been Falsified? --Evaluating an Islamic Critique

I originally wrote this post last spring, but, for whatever reason, never got around to publishing it. So, long over do, here it is.

Prominent among Muslims is the belief that the Christian and Jewish (implied) scriptures have been falsified, the text having been changed and corrupted. 848 more words


"Aren't the Copies of the Bible Hopelessly Corrupt?"

This a continuation of my review of “Can We Still Believe the Bible: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Questions” Craig L. Blomberg, Grand Rapids: Brazos Press, 2014. 2,681 more words